Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Good and Bad Carbs- know the difference

By Dr. Quigley Subscribe to RSS | August 7th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



The carbohydrates are a vital ingredient of our diet. These perform many important functions for the health of the human body like supply and storage of energy. Foods like fruits, sweets, soft drinks, breads, pastas, beans, potatoes, bran, rice, and cereals are rich in carbs. However, it is not necessary to include carbs in our daily diet as the energy supplied by these can also be recovered by proteins and fats.

The human body cannot metabolize all types of carbs to extract the energy from them. This is the reason why the carbs are categorized into good and bad carbs. Many people are not able to get rid of their excess fat even after controlling their diet to high levels. The reason behind this failure is that they are consuming the bad carbs. These bad carbs are present in food items like non-whole grain pasta, rice and bread and even in drinks like soda and fruit juices. Fried foods also contain a high level of these carbs. While many other food items like vegetables, salads, whole grain pasta and meat contain the good carbs. These are easy to digest and provide sufficient energy for the whole day work. These are absorbed slowly by the human body which facilitates maintaining the sugar levels of the body.

Another nutrient called fiber is also very helpful in fulfilling the water demands of our body. A person facing stomach problems is advised to consume large amounts of fiber rich foods. Many deadly diseases like cancer, diabetes and cardiac issues can be prevented by consuming fiber rich foods. Although it is not digestible by the body, yet it has a significant contribution in the digestion process. That is why many dieticians will suggest you eating whole fruits and not just drinking fruit juices as the fiber present in fruits will help the digestion of sugar present in the fruit. This fiber is not present in fruit juices.

So for consuming good carbs and avoiding bad carbs, try to include more vegetables, whole fruits, and whole grain food items in your diet. The reason why the bad carbs cause harm to our body is that these are more processed and less natural. Many times people skip their breakfast and consume processed foods like chips, white bread, candies, biscuits and cakes to avoid the hunger attack that comes before lunch. They are unaware of the fact that these foods contain high levels of processed carbs and sugar which contribute in gaining excess weight. These have low nutrition value and less fiber content which makes the digestion of these foods slow and thus the undigested fats get accumulated under the skin causing obesity.

So knowing the difference between good and bad carbs is the first step towards deciding your diet plan to aim at weight loss. The good carbs will always supply large amounts of energy and nutrition not contributes in obesity. While the bad ones will only serve you to gain excess weight making you unhealthy. Just reducing the quantity of food consumption will not yield any desirable results to people who want to lose their unwanted fats.

Dr. Quigley - About Author:
Lose unwanted fat by including good carbs like vegetables, whole fruits and whole grain in your diet. To know more difference between good and bad carbs, visit: www.loseweighttacoma.com.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/fitness-articles/good-and-bad-carbs-know-the-difference.htm

Related Fitness Articles Subscribe to RSS

Natural remedies for hair loss cure
Published by Makjonson on February 3rd 2012 | Health
This article is focuses on the common problem of hair loss. Hair loss cure treatment can be taken to...
 
Buy Zulvera-The best hair loss product
Published by John Abrahm on December 20th 2011 | Health
Hair is an essential feature which adds on to our personality and confidence level. Moreover good an...
 
Treating Hair loss the Natural way for improving your Personality
Published by Makjonson on March 2nd 2012 | Health
In spite of the availability of various kinds of hair care products, the natural hair loss products ...
 
Hair loss treatment for continued hair loss
Published by Makjonson on February 15th 2012 | Health
Hair loss treatment is usually not very cost effective. There is no sure way to save you from hair l...
 
A Cosmetic Dentistry Clinic in NYC can Prevent Tooth loss by Root Canal Therapy
Published by Dentalcarenyc on January 31st 2012 | Health
In a recent survey conducted in the city of a New York, 80% of the participants agreed that a health...
 
Hair Transplant is the best Solution for solve the hair loss problem
Published by Goldenlimca on December 14th 2011 | Health
The most fundamental dimension of our personality as we all cognize is fuzz. Whisker diminution is r...
 
Importance of Alopecis Androgenetic for Hair loss and thickening
Published by Ankur S. on March 9th 2012 | Health
Alopecia ANDROGENETIC is a stubborn progressive hair loss condition which is partially caused by he...
 
Weight loss supplements: do they really work?
Published by George Brown on June 5th 2012 | Fitness
The issue of weight loss seems to be gaining more importance as unhealthy foods dominate the market ...
 
Hair loss treatment through Trioxinator
Published by Makjonson on February 15th 2012 | Health
Trioxinator is a very good device for regaining your hair back. The added advantage of this hair los...
 
Tummy Tuck Los Angeles - After my massive weight loss, how do I decide between a tummy tuck and a body lift?
Published by Beautifulfigure on January 26th 2012 | Fitness
To decide between a tummy tuck and lower body lift, you need to consider what body areas bother you ...
 
Being positive about yourself can help in successful weight loss
Published by Shaily Brown on December 2nd 2011 | Fitness
In order to lose weight effectively, it is very essential to love your body before starting any diet...
 
Going on diet to lose weight rapidly can be harmful!
Published by Samantha Kirk on March 8th 2012 | Health
Everyone, especially women when they put on even a little weight get paranoid about losing it immedi...
 
Remedies for hair growth for female hair loss victims
Published by Makjonson on March 7th 2012 | Health
Hair loss can be a stressful problem with the females. It changes the overall appearance of the wome...
 
How HCG weight loss can benefit males
Published by Marry Brewett on May 23rd 2012 | Health
When going on an HCG diet plan, both female and male dieters have found that they can drop as much a...
 
Weight loss was never so easy
Published by Fitness Watcher on February 23rd 2012 | Health
The company offers you easy and guaranteed lose weight fast programs which are sure to bring your ol...
 
Experiencing hair loss? Consult a doctor and get effective hair loss cure
Published by Makjonson on January 19th 2012 | Health
When you suffer from hair loss usually a change in the lifestyle would work wonders. It is only in s...
 
Prevent hair loss with better and advanced hair loss treatment
Published by Makjonson on December 22nd 2011 | Health
Hair loss is generally seen with people of a later age. But nowadays hair loss is seen in much earli...
 
Know about Weight loss diets
Published by Amit Sachdeva on February 15th 2012 | Health
Diet is the essential factor for health. But it should be taken in proper amounts. As per person bod...
 
Excellent solution for hair loss problem
Published by William James on December 27th 2011 | Health
Hair Extra is exactly as the name says, it is an excellent solution for the hair problem. adding mor...
 
Dos and don’ts with the HCG weight loss plan
Published by William Folley on December 29th 2011 | Health
While you are on a HCG weight loss plan, you are to strictly follow the guidelines and assure that y...